Croydon race equality scorecard

Corporate author: Runnymede Trust

Publication date: February 2014

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Runnymede's Race Equality Scorecard project collects and monitors data on racial inequalities in 7 key areas, including housing, employment, criminal justice, education and health.

  • Almost half (47%) of homeless people are black. The black homeless group is over two times larger than the black population in Croydon, which is 20%. The percentage of homeless black households is almost twice as large as homeless white households (25%).
  • Black and minority ethnic groups are over three times more likely to live in overcrowded conditions than the White group (14% and 4% respectively).